Shucking the old to get to the new
August 26, 2020
Out of the flow of disheartening news these days come moments of insight, wonder, and amazement. Such moments don’t usually occur with great fanfare. They simply find us when it is time and impress upon us the world of miracles that we inherited.
It all started with a neighbor dropping off 14 dozen ears of sweet corn. Normally, such gifts stir a variety of emotions, if nothing else thankfulness for friendships beyond ourselves. But with the gift comes the burden of putting up corn before it spoils. As it turned out, few conflicts could be found to muster a defense, so we dug in to...